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The hot sign was on and the truck drove in almost by itself. I love going to this location and... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Cindy S
via mobile
The original Krispy Kreme location

This was the one that started them all! Went on chocolate covered doughnut day and their doughnuts... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Decatur, AL
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259 S Stratford Rd, Winston Salem, NC 27103-1817
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Not sure what was better, watching the donuts being made or tasting a hot fresh donut!!! These are absolutely the best I have ever tasted for a glazed donut. They have several others to choose from but the basic hot is wonderful. They do melt...More

3  Thank glendale215
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 30 June 2014

DON'T WASTE YOUR TIME! If you're coming to this location and are thinking, "Oh my goodness! The first KK! I can't wait to go! I'm sure it is very special, and not like the other KK's I can go to!" then you are wrong. This...More

6  Thank PL2016
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

The hot sign was on and the truck drove in almost by itself. I love going to this location and taking my grandsons. They love watching the fresh doughnuts come through the fresh glaze, so when the Hot Sign is on, they know they can...More

Thank Cindy S
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Was excited to go as this is the original location, but it's just like every other Krispy Kreme. Would have been so cool to have the original structure and taken advantage of the marketing. Something exclusive to the location would have been awesome to buy....More

1  Thank Phil S
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

This was the one that started them all! Went on chocolate covered doughnut day and their doughnuts were excellent with the fudge coating. It looks like most other Krispy Kreme doughnut shops inside but had great service and yummy doughnuts.

Thank WhistlersDaughter
Reviewed 1 June 2018

The "Hot" sign was on. The doughnuts come off the conveyor belt hot and will melt in your mouth. They sell coffee, milk, and doughnut holes. The staff work quickly to get the line of people and the drive through taken care of quickly. These...More

Thank Cindy S
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

I had the privilege of growing up with a KK in Greenville NC. I just wanted to tip my hat to the young lady at the drive thru window at the only store in Greenville.. you rock Even tho there was a customer who was...More

Thank MrsElizabeth S
Reviewed 30 April 2018

This is the home of the most awesome HOT doughnut in the world! When that Hot Now sign is on it just pulls you in. The customer service is awesome top notch! and of course the doughnuts are always fresh and yummy!

1  Thank Juliamom3
Reviewed 1 April 2018

This review is intended to cover the whole KK franchise. I was introduced to Krispy Kreme over 50 years ago when I married a Magnolia Blossom from W-S, NC the home of KK. I never recovered from either. If you need a quick sugar fix...More

1  Thank Bullet-PDX
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Catapulted back in time - enjoyed hot doughnuts and watched their production with my kids, and it was exactly like thirty years ago when I’d come here with friends. So delicious, and so satisfying!

1  Thank Penultimanne
Reviewed 28 March 2018

I give them a "4" because of their original glazed doughnuts. We introduced to them decades ago by a friend. They have a variety, but I do not think they equal Dunkin's across the board.

1  Thank Docc1
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

When the red sign that reads "Hot & Now" is on get ready for a treat! Hot doughnuts right off the glazing rack!!! You really need to have milk or coffee for the complete experience- melt in your mouth. Or if the sign is off,...More

2  Thank bsnestrvler
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Response from Juliamom3 | Reviewed this property |
Well no. The kitchen has a glass wall. You can see how everything is made. Well worth the visit